Cris is a user experience designer originally from New Orleans. Most recently, he held the position of design manager at Cisco, developing next generation collaboration products for mobile and web platforms. He has worked as a design strategist, user researcher, and interaction designer. With a background in biomedical engineering and human factors, he spent six years designing aeronautical interfaces for the U.S. Navy. Cris is passionate about driving innovation through design and makes a mean gumbo.